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GSR13 Programme - Day 3

  Friday 5 July 2013

   Regulators' Day 


 
8h30-10h00 Closed Breakfast for Heads of Regulatory Agencies - Hosted by Mr Brahima Sanou,
BDT Director (by invitation only)
 
10h00-11h15 SESSION VII: MOVING TO THE NEXT LEVEL: NEW APPS AND NEW DELIVERY PLATFORMS
 
- Presentation of the GSR discussion paper on digital broadcasting and online content delivery, Mr John McInnes Moir, Senior Associate, WebbHenderson
- Broadcasting (audiovisual and online):  understanding the changing nature of these services led by convergence and the implications for national  ICT regulators 
- New revenue schemes: 
Connected TV (including OTT Internet TV services), Smart TV, premium content:  Whose responsibility, broadcasting authority or ICT regulator? 
Online advertising, what kind of regulation is needed? Balancing consumer protection with business imperatives

Moderator:
- Mr Paarock VanPercy, Director General, NCA, Ghana
Panelists:
- Ms K. Riviere-Smith, CEO, Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA), Bahamas
- Mr Mohamed Sharil Tarmizi, Chairman, Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC)
- Mr Carlos Raúl Guitiérrez, President Pro-Tempore of REGULATEL and Commissioner, SUTEL, Costa Rica
 
11h15- 11h30 COFFEE BREAK
11h30 – 13h00 SESSION VIII: 4TH GENERATION REGULATION
 
- Presentation of the GSR discussion paper on 4th generation regulation, Mr Alan Horne, CEO, Broadband Pioneer
- Regulating individuals, businesses and things, moving to regulation 4.0, a new model of regulation based on consultation and partnership
- Balancing efficiency, fairness and cost-saving to prepare for the digital cloud ecosystem  
- The Regulator as a partner (4th generation of regulators): which regulatory incentives to adopt?  Fostering co-regulation? Promoting regulatory incentives in addition to competitive measures (such as smart allocation of spectrum for IMT (3G, LTE),etc.)
- What cooperation among regulators? Is it time for supranational regulatory bodies?

Moderator:
- Dr Mony De Swaan, President, COFETEL, Mexico
Paneliststs:
- Vincenzo Lobianco, Director of the Electronic communications Network & Services Direction, Autorità per le Garanzie nelle Comunicazioni (AGCOM), Italy
- Mr Sunil Kanti Bose, Chairman, Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC)
- Dr Henseler-Unger, Vice President, Federal Network Agency, Germany
 
13h00-14h30 LUNCH
14h30-15h45 SESSION IX: NATIONAL BROADBAND INTERCONNECTION CHARGING
 
-  Presentation of the GSR discussion paper on broadband interconnection charging, Mr David Rogerson, Director, Incyte Consulting

- Changing business practices, changing models, is there a need for regulatory  intervention?
- An update of charging methods applied by regulators and best practices
Moderator:
- Dr Leonidas Kanellos, BEREC Chair 2013 and President, Hellenic Telecommunications & Post Commission (EETT)
Panelists:
- Dr Amr Badawi, President, National Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (NTRA), Egypt
- Dr Milan Jankovic, Director, Republic Agency for Electronic Communications (RATEL), Serbia
- Mr Mohammad Al Taani, Chairman of the Board of Commissioners/CEO, Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC), Jordan
 
15h45- 16h00 COFFEE BREAK
16h00- 17h00 WAY FORWARD AND CLOSING